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Sitting Bull, Prisoner of War #2020

Sitting Bull Prisoner of War Bronze Medal Best Regional Nonfiction IPPY Awards Independent Publisher Inside the famous chief s camp at Fort Randall Dakota TerritoryPope does a wonderful job making this brief but importan

  • Title: Sitting Bull, Prisoner of War
  • Author: Dennis C. Pope
  • ISBN: 9780982274941
  • Page: 343
  • Format: Paperback
  • Sitting Bull, Prisoner of War By Dennis C. Pope, Bronze Medal, Best Regional Nonfiction IPPY Awards, Independent Publisher, 2011Inside the famous chief s camp at Fort Randall, Dakota TerritoryPope does a wonderful job making this brief, but important portion of Sitting Bull s life quite fascinating A worthy addition to any American history library LibraryThingAn exhaustively researched book Foreword RevieBronze Medal, Best Regional Nonfiction IPPY Awards, Independent Publisher, 2011Inside the famous chief s camp at Fort Randall, Dakota TerritoryPope does a wonderful job making this brief, but important portion of Sitting Bull s life quite fascinating A worthy addition to any American history library LibraryThingAn exhaustively researched book Foreword Reviews Pope s book has indeed put flesh on the bones of history True West MagazineAfter his surrender at Fort Buford in what is now North Dakota, the United States Army transported Sitting Bull and his followers down the Missouri River to Fort Randall, roughly seventy miles west of Yankton There the famed Hunkpapa leader remained for twenty two months, until September 1883.During that year and a half, Sitting Bull conducted tribal business, met with dignitaries and visitors, and interacted with those who imprisoned him Dennis Pope has written a dramatic account of that time and those relationships, taking the reader inside Sitting Bull s camp to see the day to day reality of captive life for this powerful man and his people Pope paints an insider s view of the events of these months, using extensive research, primary accounts from eye witnesses, and the observations and writings of a reporter from the Saint Paul and Minneapolis Pioneer Press The combination of sources presents an almost minute by minute description, intimately depicting the great chief s character, beliefs, and thought processes.Sitting Bull, Prisoner of War fills a gap in the great chief s story, allowing readers to explore a previously little known episode of his life.

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    1. A meticulous, well researched narrative of the span of Sitting Bull s life from his surrender at Fort Buford in 1881, through his captivity at Fort Randall, to his transfer, with his immediate followers, to Standing Rock in 1883 The author argues no grand thesis he just fills in this portion of the biography, and does it well The subject is of intrinsic interest, the details engaging.

    2. Whether cast in terms of manifest destiny or, crudely, the Indian problem, at its core the conflict between white and Native Americans was a clash of cultures While not necessarily the centerpiece, Dakota Territory was frequently a stage upon which it played out Despite the fact it focuses on a narrow slice of the life of Lakota war chief Sitting Bull, Dennis C Pope s Sitting Bull, Prisoner of War is infused with one of the fundamental differences between the Plains Indians and white society.Po [...]

    3. An eye opening multifaceted factual account of a sometimes misunderstood American icon This work covers the period of Sitting Bull s surrender to American forces in July of 1881 till his release from custody in 1883 A time period not well investigated by other Sitting Bull biographers Mr Pope combs through the available documentation and first person accounts and synthesizes a straightforward readable narrative that dispels many misunderstood accounts of events sometimes perpetuated by TV and mo [...]

    4. Covers the neglected period of Sitting Bull s life from his surrender at Fort Buford to his transfer to the Standing Rock Reservation, a period of about two years According to Pope, once Sitting Bull surrendered, he accepted that his people needed to change their way of life and become settled farmers, he requested assistance in achieving this from anyone who would listen, as well as quite a few who wouldn t I think popular culture has distorted the image of Sitting Bull, who is primarily rememb [...]

    5. Very interesting book on a great Sioux chief Dennis Pope does a good job of describing life for Sitting Bull while he was incarcerated at Fort Randall.

    6. Great view of Sitting Bull while he was imprisoned at Fort Randall in Dakota Territory.

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